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Tom Corbett Signs Pennsylvania Budget

07.11.14 | Sammy Carrillo

Governor Corbett today signed Pennsylvania’s new budget into law, but he also used his line-item veto pen. The budget does not increase taxes but relies on one-time fixes to cover a significant state deficit. Citing his concerns, Corbett ...

Local College a Tax Free Zone

07.10.14 | Lindsay Debach

    The College at Brockport was approved this week for the Start-Up NY program. The program gives tax breaks to businesses that build on or near approved college campuses. Companies selected for the scheme  won't pay any state ...

NWS Confirms 6 Tornadoes, 2 Microbursts In NY, PA

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A half dozen tornadoes dropped from the sky on New York and Pennsylvania Tuesday. The data-- just in minutes ago-- from the National Weather Service. The teams returned back to their weather station at 1:40 this morning. There was an EF2 tornado in ...

Gay Marriage Lives On In Pennsylvania

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There will be no help from the nation's highest court. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from Schuylkill County clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney who was seeking a stay against a federal court decision that allowed ...

PA Budget Update: A Deal Is Coming Today

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is planning an announcement on the state budget today in a morning news conference. The fiscal year began more then a week ago, but still no deal. It's been held up by pension reform. Corbett will have Budget ...

NY Considers Expanded Hunting Season For Bears

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation proposed heightened black bear management measures in May, as nuisance bear incidents are becoming more frequent in areas of the state. The black bear population in New York varies in ...

Libous Says He's Innocent and Running for Re-Election

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, proclaimed his innocence on Tuesday after he was charged last week with lying to the FBI and vowed to run and win re-election this fall. In his first extended interview since he was charged July 1 in White ...

PA Governor Tom Corbett Takes To The TV

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett is airing his first TV campaign ads since the primary election settled the race to be his Democratic Party competitor in the November 4th general election. The ads began airing statewide Tuesday. Corbett, a Republican, has ...

PA Lawmakers Meet Againt Over The Budget, But No Deal Yet

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania state senators returned to the Capitol Tuesday to deal with the remaining pieces of budget-related legislation for the newly begun fiscal year. A key budget-related bill covers a slew of topics, including guiding billions of dollars ...

Medical Marijuana Signed Into Law By Governor Cuomo In NY

07.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo sat down to ceremonially sign the state's medical-marijuana bill into law, a Rockland County 10-year-old stood by his side. Amanda Houser, of Suffern, suffers from Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that begins in ...

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